August 1, 2022

Memorial Healthcare Welcomes New Providers

Memorial Healthcare is pleased to welcome three new physicians and two advanced practice providers to its growing team of professionals who are delivering more options for patient-centered, comprehensive care for patients throughout the Mid-Michigan region.

Pegah Akbari, MD is a board-certified primary care physician at Memorial Healthcare Family Medicine – Durand. She received her medical degree from American University of Integrative Sciences School of Medicine and completed her Family Medicine residency at Ascension Genesys in Grand Blanc. Dr. Akbari is accepting new patients with most insurances. To make an appointment, please call (989) 288-2651.

Kevin Johnston, MD is a board-certified primary care physician at Memorial Healthcare Family Medicine – Corunna. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and completed his Family and Social Medicine residency at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Johnston joins Memorial Healthcare from New York City, where he has been providing care for patients of all ages and genders. Dr. Johnston is accepting new patients with most insurances. To make an appointment, please call (989) 743-3415.

Jimmy Qaqish, MD is a board-certified primary care physician at Memorial Healthcare Family Medicine – King Street. He received his medical degree from American University of Integrative Sciences School of Medicine and was Chief Resident in his Family Medicine Resident Physician program at Ascension Genesys in Grand Blanc. He is proficient in numerous medical procedures including gynecologic, chronic disease management, pediatrics, cyst removal, and more. Dr. Qaqish is accepting new patients with most insurances. To make an appointment, please call (989) 725-8171.

Brianna Lafferty, RN, MSN, FNP-C is a board-certified family nurse practitioner at Memorial Healthcare Family Medicine – Durand. Brianna has several years of nursing experience and a strong background in family practice, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and urgent care medicine. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Psychology from Ferris State University and a Master of Science in Nursing from Spring Arbor University. Brianna is accepting new patients with most insurances. To make an appointment, please call (989) 288-2651.

Erin Sattazahn, PA-C is a board-certified physician assistant at Memorial Healthcare Gastroenterology in Owosso. She received her Bachelors’ degree from Auburn University in Alabama and her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Detroit Mercy. Erin has several years of medical experience working with patients in the departments of Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Otolaryngology and Emergency Medicine. Erin is accepting new patients with most insurances. To make an appointment, please call (989) 729-1600.

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